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Foundation: 1954

Mission: The University's mission is to train professionals of the highest qualification, generate and disseminate knowledge, preserve and disseminate ethical and scientific values, artistic and cultural, constituting a strategic institution for the development of Ceará, the Northeast and Brazil.

Vision: To be nationally and internationally recognized for the training of professionals of excellence, for the development of science and technology and for the innovation, through transformative education and a management model modern, aiming at the permanent improvement of people and the practices of governance, with a commitment to social responsibility and engagement, inclusion and sustainability, contributing to the socioeconomic transformation of the Ceará, the Northeast and Brazil.

History: www.ufc.br

Overall percentile
Research percentile
Innovation percentile
Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Universities sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject areas/categories

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal.

AreaWorldLatin AmericaBRIICSIBEROAMERICABrazil
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +1573rd37th316th182nd20th
Arts and Humanities +1306th83rd162nd161st30th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3097th70th572nd328th32nd
Business, Management and Accounting 1569th58th292nd131st32nd
Chemistry 2782nd60th647th286th28th
Computer Science 1755th24th332nd103rd16th
Dentistry 361st33rd59th56th29th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +2576th123rd715th243rd55th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 572nd12th119th39th7th
Energy 1483rd24th405th97th15th
Engineering +1600th23rd351st105th14th
Environmental Science 2892nd99th779th272nd42nd
Mathematics 1358th20th265th67th9th
Medicine +2297th53rd434th211th31st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1941st58th401st185th28th
Physics and Astronomy 2611th68th623rd196th22nd
Psychology 1485th72nd175th167th35th
Social Sciences +1258th43rd187th122nd20th
Veterinary 578th56th119th90th32nd

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

Where is the institution located?

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